Chandigarh | Days after her industrialist son Naveen Jindal joined the BJP, former Haryana minister Savitri Jindal, 84, quit the Congress.

Chairperson emeritus of the OP Jindal Group, Savitri Jindal with a net worth of $29.1 billion is likely to join the Bharatiya Janata Party.

She announced her decision to quit the Congress on a social media post.

“I represented the people of Hisar for 10 years as an MLA and have served Haryana state selflessly as a minister. The people of Hisar are my family and on the advice of my family, I am resigning from the primary membership of the Congress today,” she wrote in a post in Hindi.

Her son Naveen Jindal, who represented the Kurukshetra constituency in Lok Sabha from 2004-14 as a Congress MP, will contest Lok Sabha elections 2024 from the same seat on the BJP ticket.

The BJP had won all 10 seats of Haryana in 2019 Lok Sabha polls.


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